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Released: 11/2013

Site visits can help with grantmaking decisions, observe the progress of a grant during the grant period, or evaluate results at the end of the grant.

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Released: 12/2013

This document includes a sample grant tracking spreadsheet.

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Do you take minutes when an executive committee meets without staff present?

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Released: 12/2015

This report offers practical guidance on philanthropic organizations can use advocacy effectively to advance their mission.

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Released: 04/2002

This report, Overcoming the Jitters, singled out regional associations of grantmakers as a logical starting point to help diverse foundations work with the news media.

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Audience: All Members



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Released: 05/2006

Why do so many presentations fail to engage, educate, or persuade? Drawing from unprecedented research on nonprofit presentations, this book provides the answers.

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Released: 05/2007

Information and data on Michigan foundations and corporate giving programs along with helpful tips on researching, applying and getting grants.

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Released: 04/2007

This webpage provides nonprofit leaders practical recommendations on promoting effective oversight of their organizations.

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Released: 01/2008

Do you know if your communications are working? Have you ever asked? If the answer to both questions is “no,” you’re not alone.

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Released: 01/2008

How do you figure out how much to give? Whether you wrestle with this question yourself or are helping other givers, the Bolder Giving Workbook offers unique perspectives and step-by-step guidance. Enjoy articles, exercises, and stories from amazing givers.

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